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Broadband Options

Charter Communications/ Spectrum is offering free 60-day access to broadband and WIFI for new K-12 and college student households.

Charter currently serves many communities in Southern, Mid-Coast, and Northern Maine. This map provides a visual for areas currently serviced with the addition of Otisfield not shown on the map.

Comcast/Xfinity is offering the Internet Essentials program  This program includes a modem and router mailed to your home for self-installation. If your family doesn’t have a computer, low-cost laptops are also available to Internet Essentials customer. 

Comcast currently serves the following Maine communities. Southern Maine: Kittery, Eliot, Berwick and South Berwick. Mid-coast Maine: Bath, West Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Woolwich, Durham, Harpswell, Topsham and Phippsburg.

Local Hotspots

Study-from-car hotspots offered to Maine local schools by the University of Maine System's NetworkMaine. 

Additional Resources for remote learning:

LogMeIn is making "Emergency Remote Work Kits" available for free for three months. Those kits are designed for nonprofits, schools, and health care organizations that aren't already customers. The company also says it will work with existing small-business customers to provide access during the same time period. The kits include GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar--where users can host presentations for up to 3,000 users--and LogMeIn, which provides remote desktop access from numerous devices.